Digital Platforms Allow Adult Animation To Shine In China

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It is notable how much of the emerging content is using animation to tell stories with adult themes. It’s a new development in a country where until now, animation has been firmly seen as a children’s medium. Read More

iQiyi Launches Short Video app Targeting The Elderly

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Baidu-owned video streaming platform iQiyi is taking the massively popular short video format and targetting a previously untapped segment of the market: the elderly. Read More

Headlines from China: A Look At Major Online Sports Channels in China

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Over the past few years, China's online sports networks experienced ups and downs. Boosted by the 2018 World Cup,  investors seem to have regained interest in this area. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Gossip Girl’ Getting Chinese Remake by iQiyi 

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Hit American teen drama series Gossip Girl is getting a remake in China by leading streaming site iQiyi and Sugarman Media. Read More

Headlines from China: iQiyi Stops Revealing Viewing Figures

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iQiyi made such a change in order to prohibit unfair competitions. It’s an open secret that many marketers use fake views to trick the audience and algorithms that choose which content to display. Read More

Netflix Hopes Chinese TV series ‘The Rise of Phoenixes’ Takes Off Globally

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The 70-part historical drama – filmed in Mandarin but to be released in more than 12 languages – features film stars Chen Kun and Ni Ni in leading roles. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Story of Yanxi Palace’ is A Turning Point Says iQiyi CEO 

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This summer, the hottest show in China is the 70-episode drama series called Story of Yanxi Palace. The show was produced by and released on video platform iQiyi and garnered more than 14.5 billion views so far. Read More

A Hit Chinese TV Show Ignites Heritage Luxury

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A 70-episode TV show called Story of Yanxi Palace, which airs on the Chinese online video platform iQiyi, recently set a record for web TV show when over 700 million people (half of the nation’s population) tuned in on a single day. Read More

Headlines from China: Alibaba Pictures to Co-produce ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ Sequel

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Steven Spielberg's Amblin Partners announced that A Dog's Journey, the sequel to the 2017 family drama film A Dog's Purpose, is now in production. Alibaba Pictures, which formed a strategic partnership with Amblin Partners in 2016, will co-finance and co-produce the film. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent’s E-book Unit to Acquire New Classics Media for Up to $2.25 B

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On August 13, Tencent's e-book unit China Literature announces that the company is in a deal to acquire film & TV production company New Classics Media (NCM) for up to $2.25 billion. Upon completion of the acquisition, New Classics Media will become China Literature's wholly-owned subsidiary. Read More